Overdose and Death Linked to Fentora

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Families of patients who have died because of Fentora use.
Damages
Fentora has been linked to death and serious side effects in patients.
Company(ies)
Merck
Additional Details
Fentora is prescribed for cancer patients who cannot receive adequate pain relief from morphine. However, some doctors have prescribed Fentora for off-label uses, including back pain and migraines.
Date
The FDA released a warning about Fentora in Sept. 2007.